publication . Article . 2017

Counseling strategies for nutritional anemia by family physicians in Saudi Arabia, 2016: Implication for training

Fakhralddin Abbas Mohammed Elfakki; Njood Suliman Muhammed AlBarrak;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Family Medicine and Community Health (issn: 2305-6983, eissn: 2009-8774, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Abstract
Context Prevalence of nutritional anemia among Saudi female and children is evident and has been reflected in different studies, most of researchers conclude that there is a gap in dietary counseling in addition to the poor awareness of community about appropriate dietary habits; this study is trying to assess counseling behavior and training competency of family physician at primary health centers with respect to nutritional anemia. Objective Study objective is to assess general beliefs, practice, and level of training in counseling by family physician. Methodology This is a cross-sectional study design; data collected using self-administered questionnaire prov...
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free text keywords: Counseling, beliefs, dietary habits, nutritional anemia, Medicine (General), R5-920, Motivational interviewing, Dietary counseling, Competence (human resources), Medicine, business.industry, business, Cognitive behavioral therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, Primary health, medicine.disease, Nursing
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publication . Article . 2017

Counseling strategies for nutritional anemia by family physicians in Saudi Arabia, 2016: Implication for training

Fakhralddin Abbas Mohammed Elfakki; Njood Suliman Muhammed AlBarrak;